Image: SLV SV Press Banner Several traffic and pedestrian improvements at local schools have been made recently. On Highway 9, Caltrans has improved the crosswalks for students, pedestrians, and the disabled in front of the San Lorenzo Valley combined school campus. This long-awaited project provides a safe landing for pedestrians, wheelchairs, and bicycles on both [...]
Radar speed feedback signs will be installed this spring on Graham Hill Road as part of a grant to improve school crosswalks. Two signs will be installed near Treetop Drive to improve safety for students at Brook Knoll Elementary School.
I would like to acknowledge some road and traffic improvements in Scotts Valley implemented recently under the direction of Scotts Valley Public Works Director Scott Hamby. New roadway paint, pavement reflectors, and signage have been added to the dark section of Mount Hermon Road between Lockhart Gulch and Lockewood Lane. This will make it easier [...]
Bridges in the San Lorenzo Valley are currently getting painted and rail replacements. The work is from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. until Sept. 9. There will be intermittent lane closures and traffic delays. The bridges are: East Zayante Road bridge at mile markers 5.5 and 6.3 Lomond Street Bridge at San Lorenzo River Glen [...]
Over the past several years, a group of citizens has been working to improve safety for children walking and biking to San Lorenzo Valley schools located along Highway 9 between Felton and Ben Lomond. This group has become the Felton Bike and Pedestrian Advocacy Group. In addition to serving 1,700 students from pre-school through high [...]
The first meeting of this group will be in September after summer vacations. In the meantime, a list of issues that were discussed during our town plan meetings was forwarded to our Caltrans representative. Caltrans was also asked to dig up whatever past plans they may have for sidewalks or other projects in the Valley. [...]